Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

2013 Awards

RFK IDDRC Pilot and Feasibility Awards:

Epigenetic regulation by MeCP2 and its role in neuronal diseases
Investigator: Michael Brenowitz, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Synaptic connectivity using three mouse models of ASD
Investigator: Pablo Castillo, Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

Automated quantification of motor stereotypies in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Investigator: Sylvie Goldman, Ph.D.
Instructor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology and Department of Pediatrics

Exploring a role for AIDA-1 in Schizophrenia and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Investigator: Bryen Jordan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Deparment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The TWEAK/Fn14 pathway in the pathogenesis and treatment of neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE)
Investigator: Chaim Putterman, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Intellectual disability caused by mutations in KDM5C
Investigator: Julie Secombe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

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